Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1826-1835

GUSN

GUSN-305523

Description

Earthenware serving platter with purple transfer-print pattern "Canova". Central scene depicts a large urn with classical figures in the foreground, a gondola on a waterway in the mid-ground and classical buildings in the distance. Border pattern has a large urn and scenic vignettes alternating with floral reserves. Manufactured by Thomas Mayer, Cliff Bank Works, Stoke-Upon-Trent.

Details

Descriptive Terms

platters
earthenware
transfer printing
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
Dish, Serving
Platter
Platter

Inscription

" [striding lion figure] / CANOVA [in cartouche] / T. MAYER / STOKE UPON TRENT" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

B1643

Maker

Mayer, Thomas (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1988.583

Places

Stoke-on-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)